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MySQL Bug #38296: Nested Boolean Query Exhaustion Denial of Service

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MySQL Bug #38296: Nested Boolean Query Exhaustion Denial of Service

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/22/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/29/2010
Modified
01/30/2015

Description

There is a flaw in parsing queries in MySQL 5.0 before 5.0.68 and MySQL 5.1 before 5.1.28. An attacker can potentially cause the server to crash by sending a query with multiple nested logic operators, e.g. 'SELECT * FROM TABLE WHERE ... OR ( ... OR ( ... OR ( ...' etc.

Solution(s)

  • mysql-upgrade-5_0_68
  • mysql-upgrade-5_1_28

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